Join us in supporting any of these 7 wonderful

community groups.

 

Charitable Cards:

Half the purchase price goes to a local non-profit!

Participate in this exciting new program!
Each blank card is made by hand, from local plants. It has a somewhat rustic textured, cream color paper ground.
The designs are made from colored paper pulp which is integral to the paper itself.
They are made to 6 designs:
River | Grass | Earth
Every card is unique and varies in color, fiber content, and texture by choice of the artist.
Help us give to our community,
while you enjoy these unique and beautiful cards.
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Cancer Connection cards - packet of 3

$16.00Price

Cancer Connection,

a place to find strength

 

     Cancer Connection, of Northampton, MA, offers a haven where people living with cancer, their families and their caregivers can learn how to cope with their changed lives and bodies, and emotional turmoil, by sharing strategies and resources.
     All of Cancer Connection's offerings are free of charge.

SciTech Band,

a place to overcome the impossible

 

     Building a quality band in Springfield MA, a city with the sixth highest child poverty rate in the United States is said to have been impossible. Fortunately, the SciTech Band has found that nothing is impossible to overcome when students become leaders and take ownership in the classroom. Since January of 2007, the SciTech Band has grown from 20 students to over 500. Perhaps more importantly, the odds of staying in school are three times higher for students who join the band for more than one year.

SciTech Band cards - packet of 3

$16.00Price
 

Friends of the Homeless cards - packet of 3

$16.00Price

Friends of the Homeless,

a place to find home

     In Springfield MA, FOH provides separate men’s and women’s overnight shelters, serving individuals 18 years of age and older every evening and also during the day. There, individuals can work on gaining permanent housing.
     The fully licensed kitchen serves over 150,000 meals every year to FOH clients and others in the community who would otherwise go hungry. Three basic meals are provided per day, 365 days a year.
     FOH works to house chronically homeless, homeless, and low income individuals either by providing permanent supportive housing in their properties, on our Worthington Street campus, or in the community at large.
 

Community Legal Aid,

a source of counsel

 

     Community Legal Aid, of Worcester, MA, provides free civil legal services to low-income and elderly residents of central and western Massachusetts.  Regardless of how much money you have, CLA assures fairness for all in the justice system, protecting homes, livelihoods, health, and families. CLA is unique – no other organization provides these legal services in the communities they serve.

Community Legal Aid cards - packet of 3

$16.00Price

Safe Passage cards

$16.00Price

Safe Passage,

a place to find hope

    Safe Passage is Hampshire County MA's leader in addressing the impact and promoting prevention of domestic violence. Safe Passage envisions peace, prosperity, safety and justice for individuals, families and community, free of violence and coercion. To that end Safe Passage serves as a leader and convener of individuals, organizations, businesses, and government in the broad work to address domestic violence and to work toward prevention.
 
 

Gardening the Community,

for food justice

 

​     Gardening The Community is a food justice organization engaged in youth development, urban agriculture and sustainable living to build healthy and equitable communities.
     GTC operates a training program created for youth from around the Mason Square neighborhood in Springfield, MA and beyond to grow fruits and vegetables on vacant and abandoned lots. Youth receive a stipend and are taught principles of urban sustainable living and urban agriculture.
     The food that is grown is sold at the Mason Square Farmers Market, local restaurants, and bodegas (corner stores).  Youth also bring food home to their families.

Gardening the Community cards

$16.00Price
 

Manhan Rail Trail cards

$16.00Price

Friends of the

Manhan Rail Trail,

for biking through our city

     Nestled in the heart of the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, Easthampton MA's Manhan Rail Trail offers unique recreational opportunities to people of all ages and interests. Bike, jog, roller blade, cross country ski or simply enjoy a leisurely stroll on what was once a viable rail corridor. It is proposed that eventually, the trail will connect all the way from New Haven, Connecticut to Northampton, Massachusetts and beyond.
 
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